The Purple Rose

It is time for a new challenge over at Crafting with an Attitude and this month our sponsor is Morgan's Artworld. The prize is 3 images and the theme is Anything Goes. So pop over and link your project up.

For my project I used the image "Valentine" Single Rose. I printed it out through Silhouette Studio onto Daler-Rowney Drawing paper and colored it up with my Prismacolor colored pencils. I love purple roses and so that is what this one became.

Once I had completed the coloring I used Silhouette Studio to trace the image and to merge the cutout with a heart shape so that only the one edge of the rose cut and the rest of the heart shape. I also cut out the card front at 4.25x5.5 to make it a complete card front.

I recently had seen a technique used by my IG friend Kelly to edge the outline with a colored marker and so I did that to the inside of the heart cutout. I edged it with a purple Crayola marker.

I glued the card front to a cardbase and then stamped the sentiment in Versafine Onyx black ink and embossed it with clear embossing powder. I added three purple sequins to add the final pop to the card.

General supplies:
Daler-Rowney Drawing paper
Reflections 110lb heavyweight cardstock
Power Poppy Daffodils stampset (sentiment)
Prismacolor colored pencils
Versafine Onyx black ink
Clear embossing powder
Purple Crayola marker
Purple sequins

Entered into the QKR Stampede Anything Goes Challenge #333
Entered into the AAA Cards One Layer + Optional Twist Love Challenge #133
Entered into the Artistic Impressions Anything Goes/Optional Twist Love it up Challenge 212
Entered into the Crafty Gals Corner Clean & Simple (CAS) Challenge #184
Entered into the Daisy Chain Have a heart Challenge #27
Entered into the Kleuren met Potlooden Anything Goes January Challenge
Entered into the TTCRD Anything Goes Challenge week of February 5
Entered into the Addicted to Stamps and More Make Your Mark Challenge #327
Entered into the Happy Craft February Challenge
Entered into the Lil Patch of Crafty Friends Anything Goes Challenge #99

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  1. A beautiful rose l loved the colour and the sentiment, thanks for joining in on the Anything goes Challenge at the Happy Craft Challenge Community

  2. Your card is beautiful. I love your pencil work. I envy people that can pull it all together and create something so pretty. Thanks so much for the inspiration and sharing over at Crafty Gals Corner.
    Billie A
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  3. Ooh beautiful card. Wonderful colouring here so life like. Thanks for sharing at LPCF this week

  4. Love that clever use of an outline heart, really gives the appearance of a die cut without adding the extra layer. Thanks for playing at AAA Cards, hope to see you join in with future challenges.

  5. What a beautiful card! I love the added touch of 2 sequins! Thank you so much for entering our ATG challenge at Through The Craft Room Door this week. Looking forward to see you again next challenge.
    Scrapbookingmamaw {My Blog}
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  6. Simply your beautiful purple roses! Thank you so much for joining us at ATSM!

  7. Monica, this card is beautiful, trojan rose looks stunning. I love colors

  8. What a clever way to showcase that heart and still keeping it OLC and that coloring is out of the world. Thank you for joining us at AAA cards. Hugs ~ Ishani.

  9. Beautiful one layer card and beautifully coloured image-great shading.Thank you for joining us at Artistic Inspirations
    Carol DT x

  10. Lovely card! Your coloring is beautiful. Thanks for playing at AAA Cards challenges.

  11. Lovely card, well done! Thanks for joining us at Daisy Chain Challenges.

    groetjes, Ellen